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K12 Government Section 3.3 Executive Branch
head of executive branch, power of executive order
Commander in chief
civilian head of military, oversees developments, major decisions
conducts relations, appoints ambassadors, makes executive agreements (w/o senate approval)
recommend laws, guide how they are enforced
appoint judges, supreme ct justices, alter outcome of judicial decision, issue reprieve (delay carrying out sentence)/commutation(lessen severity), pardon
Head of State
is a member of and is usually very loyal to a political party. work together to achieve goals for country